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>>> next on "kqed newsroom," governor jerry brown touting california's turn-around. >> a budgetary surplus in the billions. in the billions. [ applause ] >> and reaction from around the state as election season heats up. alternatives for getting around town and commuting generating friction. and filmmaker ken burns on why we should all memorize the gettysburg address. >> four score and seven years ago -- >> our fathers brought forth on this continent -- >> a new nation. ♪ . >> good evening and welcome to "kqed newsroom." i'm thuy vu. in his state of the state speech this week, governor jerry brown praised the huge budget surplus but also expressed concern for california's long-term pension liabilities and the drought. >> and we must follow the ancient advice recounted in the book of genesis that joseph gave to the pharaoh -- put away your surplus. during the years of great play so that you'll be ready for the lower years which is soon to follow. >> one of jerry brown's critics is neel kashkari, a moderate republican who entered the race for governor this week. >> i'm running for
. >> brown: gary's publical joke. behavior got worse and worse. >> wolf: it's hard to give up the spotlight, and you always >> wolf: it's hard to give up the spotlight, and you always think it's gonna come back captioned by elrom, inc. >> narrator: "diff'rent strokes"--before the stars became poster children for young hollywood gone bad, the half- hour sitcom was known as one of the defining shows of the 1980s. >> drew: "diff'rent strokes" to anyone who's in their mid- 30s now was sort of the show that we watched growing up. it was a show meant for a younger audience, but yet the topics were very weighty, and they were things you never saw on tv before. >> narrator: "diff'rent strokes" aired 189 primetime episodes over nine years on twoisodes networks. it told the story of the drummonds, an atypical american family. >> weiss: so the show's about a wealthy park avenue guy who ends up adopting these two kids from harlem. and the idea is that, you know, they're taken into this, like, wealthy, white lifestyle, and you know, hilarity ensues. >> narrator: "diff'rent strokes"' journey
connection to sfo among other things. >>> jerry brown's state of the state address was clear. >> we're not out of the woods and we're certainly not out of the drought. >> touching on the state's surplus he reminded lawmakers they still owe $1 billion for state worker pensions and health care. >>> a lot of republicans and even fellow democrats, it was what the governor didn't talk about that got their attention. >> two lawmakers talked about -- what he said was ok, it's what he's not talking about, and how it works with his re-election strategy. >> jerry brown has given the speech more than any other governor in california history now and a guy that knows the tricks of the trade. give your message, fiscal responsibility and stay away from all the other things like new ideas and controversy that can muddle the message. >> carla, kevin stole the show. >> just imagine seven years ago facebook didn't even exist. twitter seven years ago was a sound. the cloud was in the sky. 4g was a parking space linked in a prison. apps were things you filled out to get into college and skype for most o
across much of the south for the past 24 hours... jeffrey brown has been looking into what happened. >> brown: it was only a few inches of snow, but it triggered utter chaos. all around atlanta, thousands of people got stranded overnight in a mass exodus to get home early. countless wrecks, including jack-knifed trucks, ground traffic to a halt in icy gridlock. hundreds of students spent the night on school buses. ray henry of the associated press in atlanta says others faced their own, unique dilemmas. because of the weather conditions, we spoke via skype. >> one woman ended up giving birth, en route to a hospital basically got stuck on an interstate and delivered a healthy child, that's very good. other people were running out of gas after sitting in traffic stalled for six to seven hours. many people needed to be picked up by national guard humvees and taken to warming stations or shelters. it's pretty messy out there. >> brown: and some people took to social media, including this snowed out atlanta facebook page, to offer and request supplies and shelter. >> seems like a lot of
brown rising. he visited china in april to establish a trade relationship and ended the year with a big budget surplus for the state. a stalemate in congress led to the sequester and a federal government shutdown for more than two weeks. shuttering attractions and furloughing workers. it was a bumpy launch for the affordable care act while the covered california rollout went more smoothly. the push for comprehensive immigration reform stalled. president obama's approval ratings took a big hit even in solidly blue california. same-sex marriage advocates celebrated rulings by the u.s. supreme court. edward snowden leaked about surveillance and raised eyebrows. >> privacy lets us determine who we are and who we want to be. >> and questions about the role of silicon valley companies. social media darling twitter had its ipo. the latest tech boom in the bay area fueled job gains and higher housing prices. there was the long-awaited opening of the new eastern span of the bay bridge, after months of threatened delays due to faulty bolts. two b.a.r.t. strikes drove the bay area commute into cha
and i know what the brown act is i can speak under any topic here as well as i don't harass anyone on the board so don't tell me what the rules are. >> i don't tell you what the rules are you obviously don't know them. >> i don't want a sermon. >> mr. lawrence please. i speak on behalf of we the people and when i bring comments here in front of the commissioners, any questions or comments? public at larger. >> there's the opinion. >> (multiple voices). >> he don't have a basis to get involved. >> legislator your voice. >> i was speaking. >> you're not allowed to speak in a public former. >> mr. thank you, your honor man arresting you're not allowed to address me when i'm speaking. >> i don't need a sermon from you when i'm speaking either. are you done >> mr. lawrence to me. >> i appreciate it if you start me at 3 minutes i was 2rur79d by mr. thank you, your honor man. >> your 3 minutes have not started. >> don't start insinuating me. please lower your voice the minutes have started >> you better keep your lieutenant in line here that's part of your job he has 40 no
. brown wishes to do and all done with the support of everyone. this is the first time we disagree with the expansion of a home, the first ever. what we don't want to see is here are the people, we had five people on each side opposed to it. here are a listing of their names. we don't want to see the character style of our neighborhood bastardized owl of control with multiple balcony and patios. we tried to have reasonable. we have two ash arbitration to no -- a veil. i have an approached him once on the street and he ran into his house and slammed the door. we have tried everything. for example, when mr. brown went to michael and clays house and sat in the back where they sit in the back, there was a 25 footwall and he said what about the 25 footwall, mr. brown did not respond but later added that he would paint the wall white to reflect sunlight. we have spent thousands of dollars on this. we have taken time off work. here is the example. i built scaffolding in the back to mimic roughly of his house. it's still not correct because it goes out. >> sir, your time is up. >> your ti
was spoken with officer brown. >> officer brown who is the special officer, could you please come forward? >> good evening, officer brown was barry to be here this evening for the charges? >> he was notified. >> and he is not here. >> he chose not to. >> chose not to be here. >> okay. >> well, who is next in order for this case? >> it would be you commissioner. >> okay great, thank you. >> careful what you hope for. >> okay, we orderly do when both sides for the public, these officers are not peace officers, they do not have the same protection and those they matters are held in public. so, what we have here before us is a unique situation which is a failure to appear at a hearing that the officer has been ordered to appear at and under the general rules and procedures of patrol special officers they have to obey an order from the san francisco officer not there. and so the officers are not here and chosen not to be here, and at this point in time i would ask that the special liaison and the police department take the necessary steps that the officer is not on the street tonight. >> thank
: january 1 marked the first day of coverage for many americans under the affordable care act. jeffrey brown updates the health care law's roll-out. earlier this week the obama administration released official enrollment figures showing at 1.1 million people have signed up for health insurance using the federal exchange, with more than 975,000 of those coming during the month of december. another 900,000 people registered through the individual state exchanges for a total of 2.1 million. a quick surge but short of an early administration estimate of 3.3 million people would sign up by the start of 2014. julie appleby of kaiser health news joins me now for an update. welcome back. >> thank you. >> brown: first, after all that's happened it's probably useful just to remind people what actually happened when this all kicked in? what were the important changes? >> this is a key date because it was a milestone in a way. a lot of the key provision of the health care law kicked in so things like insurers can no longer reject people who have medical conditions. they can no longer charge men or women
high-speed rail or his plan to move our author irwater south. that is go we sat down with willie brown and carla from the san francisco -- and they said it could be a part of the governor's re-election strategy. >> jerry brown's done this speech more than any other governor in history now, and he's a guy who knows the tricks of the trade. give your message fiscal responsibility and stay away from all of the other things like new ideas and controversy that can muddle the message. >> carla, cabin nissom stole the show. >> imagine seven years ago, facebook didn't exist. twitter seven years ago was a sound. the cloud was in the sky. four-g was a parking space linked in i prison. big data was a rap star. pan pat -- apps were things you filled out to get into college and skype for most of us was a type-o. >> i can agree with you. >> literally, he was as glamorous as he can be and he was as witty and clever, and he was as relevant for the membership on the floor. and that is as jerwy was. back to the governor on his speech. it was interested and lawmakers noted what he didn't talk about, the
at the blaine and blake well. i sent e-mails that the firm was called blackwell and brown and have been resolved in 1987. this - my e-mails in april were go forward which this came up again, i got in touch with any friend. however, in the material today it still says arguing our brown and that's nonsense. all the historic documents related to the civic center the underlying animation of the safekeeping center doesn't mention the architects. the papers relating to 130 van ness it's a high school of commerce there was never such a building. the documents that are prepared for the main library says the old city hall was demolished in the wrong year. city hall is the the doom is higher than the one in the cpa capital that's false. the story of safekeeping center is not being told right and i think why senator clinton dismissed the exhibition auditorium. the term safekeeping center was coined and the design for the city of cleveland a group plan effects the civic center. people come and say we should make safekeeping center an american heritage but if we're going to do that we need to correct the his
viviendas cada año. >>> muchas gracias, flavio, por su parte el gobernador de california, jerry brown envió un comunicado donde dijo que le daba mucha tristeza el saber la muerte del agente smith, la familia, amigos ycolegas del agente smith están en nuestro pensamiento . >>> la fiscal general también exptresó sus condolencias, la muerte del detective y sargento smith nos recuerdan los peligros que enfrentan nuestros oficiales para tener las comunidades seguras. >>> las autoridades buscan a los ocupantes dela vehículo que ve en pantalla paseo después de darse a la fuga, uno de los pasajeros se bajó del carro e intento huir pero terminó muerto. >>> el incidente fue a eso de las 6 de la mañana cuando la policía encontró a un hombre herido de bala, comenzaron la búsqueda de la sospechosa. >>> arrestaron a un hombre por presunta posesión de pornografía infantil, al hombre se le encontró múltiples fotos de material sexual, en su residencia además hay varias memorias con material pornográfico. >>> mientras tanto en el área de la bahía se reportaron 7 nuevas muertes de influen
textile industry was told to spend $2 billion combating brown-lung disease. by 1980, the supreme court was asked to choose between saving lives or jobs and profits. how much is a life worth? wilderness or minerals? guns or butter? jobs or safety? we always face choices. resources and scarcity. what's economics all about? with the help of economic analyst richard gill, we'll examine that question on economics usa. i'm david schoumacher. what's economics all about? there have always been theoretical answers to that question, but reality complicates the most elegant theories. economics usa is about theory and reality in 20th-century america, and how people and events have shaped economic decisions that affect our lives. those decisions usually involve tradeoffs. in 1980, congress designated over 100 million acres of alaskan land as national parks and wilderness areas. why did congress make that decision? how much did it cost the nation? in 1867, when the united states purchased the territory of alaska from russia, the acquisition was derided as wasted money. a century later, after two gol
to officer brown after they were filed and i think that it was last wednesday night or a couple of wednesdays ago when we were present for the commission in talking to officer brown about other cases that we began to discuss the case and she stated that he was in compliance and so the thought it been should we turn it back to the chief level to see if there were further decisions. he is in compliance and certain things came in at concern times and did not come in at once but he has been working with her and that she was pleased with the progress and the fact that he was in compliance and i know that officer brown has been working hard with these special cases. >> i am sorry, but thank you for clarifying that. that helps a lot. because i heard a refusal to comply and now i am hearing that there was no refusal to comply but working diligently. >> i think that there was difficulty in communication with the patrol specialist and brown, and at least what was described in the investigative report and so we were going the department's filing was based upon the information contained in the investigat
brown has the story. >> brown: while the midwest and east face a fierce winter and heavy snowfall, there's an entirely different climate concern in california-- a record-breaking dry spell that's been building for three years. >> i'm declaring a drought emergency. >> brown: last week, governor jerry brown formally announced the state may be facing its worst drought since record- keeping began some 100 years ago. he returned to the subject today in his "state of the state" address. >> among all of our uncertainties, weather is one of the most basic. we can't control it, we can only live with it. and now we have to live with a very serious drought of uncertain duration. >> brown: precipitation is below 20% of normal this winter, and as a result: river flows are low; snow packs are much smaller than normal and reservoirs are shrinking. >> water in l.a. is limited. every drop is precious. >> brown: the dry conditions are also feeding wildfires, as vegetation that typically re- hydrates during the winter, dries out instead. california's huge agriculture industry is likewise threatened, raisin
major players, diageo, brown-forman, and constellation brands. ever since constellation bought budweiser, as a condition of approving the anheuser-busch deal. now we're down to these two, the diag and brown-forman, who many of you know as jack. all right. yesterday, remy cointreau reported disappointing results. caused by the fact that china is clamping down on extravagant consumption, good luck, including no more alcohol at events hosted by government officials or army officers. this was certainly bad news for remy, but brown-forman barely does business in china and diageo gets 3% from people's republic. china may be a negative for diageo. a lot of people expected more growth and future from china, but really only a small one. probably does get mentioned in the conference call. the truth is, i like both companies here. which stock is a better buy, since i do like both? is it diageo which you might know as my friend johnny walker, j & b, captain of my team, captain morgan and a beer business that includes guinness where i have a pouring degree from when i visited dublin. brown and forman
leave while the case is being investigated. >>> governor jerry brown is taking a somber approach to a financial winfall. >> he said paying down a wall of debt must be a priority. the budget proposal dedicates $11 billion to paying down debt, including 6 billion in payments deferred to schools. >> so, is the governor taking the right approach? we'll be -- pressure from fellow democrats to restore some of the social spending cut in the past. joining me now to talk about this is jerry hill, state senator from the peninsula. okay. there is always horse training involved in a budget. >> yes. >> what do you see here in. >> well, i think what makes it at the end of the day, the governor, we're going to have an encore performance of high- speed rail. he included $250 million in the budget that would be cap-and- trade money and that is to go to reduce the carbon footprint by 2020. he would like to use 250 million that is a last-minute hail mary. the courts, you know, put the brakes on high-speed rail because we don't have is a funding plan. >> that is going to be a fight, high-speed rail.
and we moot with officer brown and went over our interim rules. we're down to very, very if you patrol specialize two handfuls and trying to bring the program into contains and who owns what beat and what beat is still active. this has come up because a serious lack of compliance and that's not good for public safety or trust and the patrols are 0 unique. officer brown is amp - we'll meet with the lead patrol person and have this on calendar in the beginning of march and the rule changes are knowing who's working in the appropriate uniforms to that other compliance to who owns the beat and so there's no confusion change the uniforms inform to the same ones the sheriff's department is wearing and thank you, officer brown >> so march 5 we're looking at those rules and potentially adapting them. i do want to second that officer brown is excellent very excellent and prepared and doing her best to bring the patrol into a compliance. there's a limit to what you can do but officer brown is incredible. i've met with a lot of sfpd leads and she's the best i've seen i'm impressed >> commissio
. in a little more than an hour, chris brown is expected in the d.c. court house and is charged with punching a man during a scuffle outside the hotel. jennifer is live outside the court with what we can expect. >> the weather is certainly playing a role for r&b singer chris brown. this is a much tougher and seen then we saw back here in october. we do not have any fans here. what we have is a very large media presence here. you can see the trucks parked out here in front of superior court. in anticipation of chris brown's appearance here. we have some video here to show you from the last time you appear here. this is all after an allegation at the hotel during the homecoming weekend. bodyguard arehis accused of assaulting a man. they are charged with a felony. chris brown spent two days in jail and the charge was subsequently dropped to a misdemeanor charge. he had to go back to california. he is on probation for the 2009 assault on his then girlfriend, rihanna. he has been in rehab the whole time. he had a court appearance. this'll be the first time we have seen him back here in d.c. on the
, including that of the vermont democrat peter shumlin. >> ifill: plus, jeffrey brown and poet laureate natasha trethewey continue their travels to find "where poetry lives." tonight, how doctors are using verse to provide better care. >> someone is dying alone in the night. if we do anything with patients we're really i think immersing ourselves in their stories, really hearing their voices in a profound way. and certainly that's what a poem, i think, does. >> ifill: those are just some of the stories we're covering on tonight's pbs newshour. >> major funding for the pbs newshour has been provided by: ♪ ♪ moving our economy for 160 years. bnsf, the engine that connects us. >> and by the alfred p. sloan foundation. supporting science, technology, and improved economic performance and financial literacy in the 21st century. >> and the william and flora hewlett foundation, working to >> and with the ongoing support of these institutions and foundations. and... >> this program was made possible by the corporation for public broadcasting. and by contributions to your pbs station from v
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